Welcome to this month’s blog series that discusses teens and adults who are twice-exceptional. This means, they are both gifted and on the autism spectrum. In this series, I will discuss what it is like being twice-exceptional, the challenges and strengths of this profile, and supporting a loved one who is twice-exceptional.…
My blog is all about neurodiversity. I have written many blog series on different aspects of neurodiversity, such as social skills in the workplace, women with autism, and navigating college on the spectrum. You're welcome to visit my list of blog series to find the blog series that interest you most.
Online Social Skills Groups are Still as Powerful as In-Person for Adults and Teens
May is Mental Health Month. But, due to social distancing during the COVID-19, it would be more fitting to call it Telemental Health Month. Many therapists, including myself, have shifted to providing online therapy to their clients during this time of sheltering in place.
This is the first blog in my series about the value of online therapy services for people on the autism spectrum and their parents.
Welcome back to our blog series for autism parents who are sheltering in place with their neurodiverse child or young adult.
As autism experts, we wrote this blog series to highlight the shared struggles that parents are experiencing during the pandemic and to provide support.
I’m glad you returned to read my newest blog in our series: Autism Support During the Pandemic. This blog follows up on our prior blog about how people with autism are more prone to having a compromised immune system, and strategies to boost their immunity.
During the COVID-19 outbreak, there are many ways to strengthen your immune system.…
Welcome back to our blog series: Autism Support During the Pandemic. In my last blog, I wrote about how sheltering in place can actually reduce stress for neurodiverse teens and adults, due to less daily “social overload” or “sensory overload”. However, they may experience stress related to adjusting to online schooling or work, living in a time of uncertainty, and facing a global pandemic.
The month of April is Autism Awareness Month. And, the state of California has been told to shelter in place throughout April during the COVID-19 crisis. So, I have decided to dedicate my April Blog Series to helping people with autism and their loved ones not only survive but thrive while they are home.